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San Jose Public Library, California Room

The California Room at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library collects materials on California history with emphasis on the history of San José and Santa Clara Valley. Some topics covered are California ethnic groups, Gold Rush, indigenous people, missions, railroads, earthquakes of 1906 and 1989, famous Californians, overland journeys, and Spanish and Mexican California.


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San Jose Public Library, California Room
by Don Brice, KPIX
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Documentary about Santa Clara Valley in the early 1920s. Written and Narrated by Don Brice, a KPIX Production
Topics: Santa Clara Valley, San Jose
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KTVU
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
Students parading in costume at a festival at an unidentified school in Marin County, California. Transferred from 8mm film.
Topics: Marin County, elementary school
Unidentified people unwind at a pool party in Belmont, California, in 1958. Transferred from 8mm film.
Topic: Belmont
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Note: Due to original recording: horizontal lines throughout. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape
Note: Due to original recording: no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KNTV News
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A KNTV News 11 report about the 1985 high tech slump, with a surprise ending. Combined from 2 broadcasts. This locally produced program, a KNTV Channel 11 Special, is a provocative examination of the high technology revolution in the Santa Clara Valley of Northern California. Among the areas covered are the current economic slump, environmental concerns and the challenge of foreign competition. Part 1 is 38 minutes in length and was shown in November of 1985. Part 2 is 50 minutes in length and...
Topics: Silcon Valley, economics, Santa Clara Valley, San Jose
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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From DVD cover: Dr. Sun Yat-sen raised funds for his revolutionary cause in Chinese communities and work camps across the Unites States. He gave hope and inspiration to the Chinese laborers, merchants and families struggling against exclusion laws. By supporting the overthrow of the oppressive Qing dynasty of the Manchus, Chinese had a cause that gave them dignity and purpose denied them in the Unites States. After the revolution of 1911, Dr. Sun's followers- by struggle, sacrifice, and...
Topics: Chinese Americans, California
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: Quad
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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This KNTV special presentation documents San Jose's transformation from agricultural community to high tech metropolis between 1945 and 1985. 
Topics: san jose, silicon valley
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by Chinese Historical and Cultural Project
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Documentary about early San Jose Chinatown Narrated by Wood Moy Produced, directed, and written by Jessica Yu
Topics: San Jose, Chinatown
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by Name on film box is Martha Lee Andreu, San Rafael, California
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Halloween Party at Lowell School in 1959. Transferred from 8mm film.
Topics: schools, California
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by The Lima Family
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Transfer of 16mm film originally created by the Lima family in 1950. Film provided by the Lima family Digital transfer by Debenham Media Group, Coraopolis PA Editor- Margaret Carter Ma Historical Consultant- Don Heinsen
Topics: Willow Glen, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KTVU
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 2 inch videotape: Quad
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KNTV
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Special presentation of KNTV news about economic/business development in San Jose, reported by Maggi Scura and Pete Pepper
Topics: San Jose, real estate
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Note: Due to original recording: no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm
Note: Due to original recording: no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Note: Due to original recording: no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 3/4 inch videotape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by United Fam Workers of America, AFL CIO
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"No grapes" In small farming communities across California , children are dying. birth defects-- open spines and missing limbs-- are common. And childhood cancer is 1200 percent above the national average. The cause: the 8 million pounds of unnecessary toxic pesticides used on table grapes each year- pesticides that corporate growers refuse to stop using despite the rising loss of human life. The government has turned its back to the tragedy, preferring to side with politically...
Topics: United Farm Workers of America AFL CIO, grapes, boycott, pesticides, Lou Diamond Phillips, Martin...
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KTVU
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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Note: Due to original recording: no audio except for one second starting at 00:03:25 Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Note: Due to original recording: no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KCBS Radio San Francisco
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Note: Due to original recording: distortion at times, silence from 00:10:42-00:11:01. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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KNTV News feature on the local businesspeople in the tech industry.
Topics: san jose, silicon valley
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KNTV News, Channel 11
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Special news feature about architecture, culture, and economic development in downtown San Jose
Topics: San Jose, downtown
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Note: Due to original recording: low light levels and no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm
Note: Due to original recording: static and layered audio between segments. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by Unknown
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
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Campaign video from Congresswoman Anna Eshoo of California's 18th congressional district (formerly numbered the 14th disctict), including Palo Alto, Redwood City, Menlo Park, Stanford, Los Altos, Mountain View, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos and parts of San Jose, as well as much of the Santa Cruz Mountains down to the Pacific Ocean.
Topics: Anna Eshoo, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Menlo Park, Stanford, Los Altos, Mountain View, Campbell,...
Note: Due to original recording: no audio from approximately 01:14 until 03:11 and 08:02 until 10:44, distortion, high background noise throughout. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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KNTV News feature profiling noteworthy local businesspeople.
Topics: san jose, silicon valley, business
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
Note: Due to original recording: no audio. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by KNTV News
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Leading figures in government, business, education and media in 1985 San Jose discuss where the city will be in the year 2000. This group discussion aired following a screening of San Jose 45/85 , a feature documenting the city's transformation from agricultural community to high tech metropolis. 
Topics: san jose, silicon valley
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
Note: Due to original recording: high amount of buzz. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by Mexican Heritage Museum
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A panel discussion held at the Mexican Heritage Museum on April 1st, 2002.
Topic: Cesar Chavez
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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TV spot covering the opening of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library in San Jose, CA.
Topics: San Jose, library
Note: Due to original recording: distortion, moments of a previous recording between segments, such as at 00:01:10 Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by The Stanford Agency
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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News program covering the opening of the Children's Discovery Museum in San Jose.
Topics: Discovery Museum, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara Valley
Note: Due to original recording: some distortion, high background noise. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note: Due to original recording: ticks at the beginning, speed ramps at breaks. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer. Many of the artists also worked for Hanna-Barbera...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by The Mono Lake Committee
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The official slideshow of the Mono Lake Committee Highway 395 at 3rd Street P.O. Box 29 Lee Vining, California 93541 619-647-6595
Topics: California, Mono Lake
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Note: Due to original recording: ends abruptly. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer....
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note: Due to original recording: ticks at beginning, distortion at times, static. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Note: Due to original recording: ends abruptly, distortion at times. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by City of San Jose
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San Jose's State of the City address, 2003
Topics: San Jose, State of the City, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County, Santa Clara Valley
Note: Due to original recording: begins abruptly, some warble at beginning and end, high amount of hum, high hiss, static, and ends abruptly. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note: Due to original recording: ends abruptly. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer....
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note: Due to original recording: high hum, distortion at times. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by San Jose Chapter of Links, Inc.
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A presentation about sculptor Edmonia Lewis by the San Jose Chapter of Links, Inc., (a black women's organization), held at the original Martin Luther King Jr. Library at 180 West San Carlos Street.
Topics: Links, San Jose, Edmonia Lewis, Santa Clara Valley
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by City of San Jose
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San Jose city representatives and community members discuss neighborhood improvements in San Jose.
Topics: San Jose Redevelopment Agency, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara Valley, Santa Clara County
Due to original recording: distortion, static. Description: Frontier Village was a western-themed amusement park which opened in 1961 and closed in 1980. It was located on approximately on Monterey Highway in San Jose. The park was started by Joseph Zukin Jr., a Palo Alto entrepreneur and small businessman, after he and his family visited Disneyland in 1959. The look and design of Frontier Village is owed to Laurie Hollings, an experienced Hollywood set designer and amusement ride designer....
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by San Jose Office of Economic Development
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Documentary on sister cities, San Jose, CA, and Dublin, Ireland.
Topics: Silicon Valley, San Jose, Tom McEner, Dublin
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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A news program featuring profiles of San Jose businesspeople
Topics: San Jose, Santa Clara Valley, business
San Jose Public Library, California Room
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Bob Noyce memorial celebration with music and speeches held in Austin, Texas. Noyce was cofounder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel.
Topics: Bob Noyce, memorial, Silicon Valley, Intel, Fairchild Semiconductor
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by City of San Jose
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San Jose State of the City address, 2001.
Topics: San Jose, Silicon Valley, State of the City, Santa Clara County, Santa Clara Valley
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by City of San Jose
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Strong Neighborhoods Initiative Project Area Committee (P.A.C.) Meet the Candidates Forum
Topics: San Jose, Silicon Valley
San Jose Public Library, California Room
by City of San Jose
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Palladium Mixed-use Development Study Session, Redevelopment Agency of San Jose.  
Topics: San Jose, Silicon Valley